Another Vol from Tee's Town?

The same high school that sent Tee Martin to Tennessee a decade ago, Lillie B. Williamson of Mobile, may be sending the Vols another talented gridder pretty soon.

Jared White is a 6-1, 175-pound wide receiver who piled up 1200 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior last fall. The Vols apparently like him enough to offer a scholarship.

''I don't know much about Tennessee,'' White confided to Andrew Bone of ''One player who is from my high school, Tee Martin, played there. That's all I really know about them.''

White says he also has scholarship offers from LSU, Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, and Mississippi State.

''My top three are LSU, Alabama, and Auburn,'' he told Bone. ''Tennessee is right behind those three schools.''

White described LSU as a place ''I have always wanted to go.... I would lik e to play with JaMarcus (Russell) once again. I want to go somewhere I feel comfortable.''

Alabama, he added, ''is the home-state school, and I would love to represen= t Alabama. They also have a great quarterback and a great defense.''

As for Auburn, White said, ''I just like them.''

White said he plans to attend upcoming camps at LSU and Auburn, adding: ''I will probably take unofficial visits to Alabama, LSU, and Auburn before the summer is over."

Like many top prospects, White says he is in no hurry to make a commitment.

''I don=B9t really want to rush into anything," he told Bone. ''I want to pic k the right school that is best for me. I don=B9t want to wait too long though. I am going to see what each school has to offer.''

Two of Tennessee's top receivers, C.J. Fayton and Chris Hannon, will be seniors next fall. That makes finding some wideout reinforcements a priority. If junior Robert Meachem opts to skip his senior year and turn pro, wideout becomes a major priority.

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